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Curriculum enrichment

Burrator's Victorian Day

To experience what it was like being a Victorian school child, Burrator Class pupils dressed and behaved in the same way as Victorian school children. The day was filled with activities that Victorian children would have carried out, including practising handwriting and learning times tables.

 

 

Handbells

A local handbell group came into school to work with Burrator Class. They performed some traditional Christmas carols and allowed the pupils to play the handbells. The carols performed included Jingle Bells and Rudolf the Red Nosed Reindeer. This was a very inspiring opportunity for many of the pupils and it is hoped that the school may also be able to develop its own handbell group as so many of the children were enthusiastic to continue to practice their new skills.

CAP sessions

Pupils across the school had the opportunity to take part in three CAP sessions (Child Assault Prevention), organised and run by a team from the Devon Community Project CAP UK. CAP’s mission is to keep children Safe, Strong and Free, so the team works with the whole school community towards reducing children’s vulnerability to abuse, equipping children with skills and strategies necessary to stay safe and to grow up to be strong and confident young people, respecting their own and others’ rights.

Cultural Champions' Visit

As part of the multi-faith week each class was visited by Wesam, a local Muslim, who came into school to talk about her faith and to explain how she worships. Each class took part in a practical workshop and had the chance to ask her questions about her Islamic faith.

 

Alpaca Therapy

Some pupils took part in ‘alpaca therapy’ workshops. The session involved walking, grooming and feeding the alpacas, who were very well behaved and seemed to enjoy the attention.

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